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Aerial view- Arena and Convention Center

Description: Image of an aerial view of the construction of the Arena and Convention Center for the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Aerial View of a Swollen Ranch Creek]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a ranch creek. The swollen body of water bends around a tree covered hillside and disappears into forested hills.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Aerial View of Bee County College

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Bee County College. In 1965 the voters of Bee County named the entire county as a college district and issued bonds in the amount of $1,500,000 for a junior college. One hundred acres of land was donated for the college campus by the widow of A.C. Jones II, and her three living children, Mrs. W.M. Thompson, W.W. Jones II, and Mrs. H.B. Hause. In the fall of 1967 the first classes of Bee County College were held. Today the college is named Coastal Bend College and includes campuses in Beeville, Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Aerial view of downtown Austin looking west. Driskill Hotel is on left.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Downtown Austin seen from the air. Looking south towards the river.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Austin High School (first campus - note semicircular part of building) on the top right of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel and to the top left of the St. David's Episcopal Church (top of Driskill Hotel). The roof top of St. Mary's Academy is noticible between Stephen F Austin Hotel and St. David's Episcopal Church. Left center on 7th Street and Lavaca two churches visible First Presbyterian Church (Original Site) on top and Cumberland Presbyterian on bottom (sold in 1955).
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial view of downtown San Antonio, Texas

Description: A view of downtown San Antonio, Texas. Visible in the background are the central concrete shaft of the Tower of the Americas (without the tophouse) and the HemisFair Arena. The Tower of the Americas and the HemisFair Arena were constructed for HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Aerial View of Groves]

Description: Photograph of the town of Groves, TX. The photo is taken from the air and the area surrounding Groves can be seen, including oil storage tanks, the Jefferson Chemical Plant, and Hogaboom Road. The town is small and surrounded by crop fields.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: View from a helicopter of HemisFair '68 in San Antonio, Texas, a few weeks from opening day. Prominent structures and buildings that can be seen include the 622 foot high Tower of the Americas, the United States Confluence Theater and United States Exhibit Pavilion at left foreground, and the Convention Center, Arena, and Theater in mid-ground. Downtown San Antonio buildings can be seen behind the fairgrounds.
Date: March 12, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial view of the HemisFair '68 site. In the center the 622 foot Tower of the America rises. To the right are the 10,500 seat Arena, the Convention Center, and Theater. Left of the Tower, the circular United States Confluence Theater and Exhibit Pavilion can be seen. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas are in the background to the right.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: A view of the HemisFair '68 site. The 622 foot Tower of the Americas is still under construction but is nearing completion. The circular buildings are the Arena, at center, and the United States Exhibit Pavilion, at left foreground. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas can be seen in the background.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial view of the HemisFair '68 site. In the center the 622 foot Tower of the America rises. To the right are the 10,500 seat Arena, the Convention Center, and Theater. Left of the Tower, the circular United States Confluence Theater and Exhibit Pavilion can be seen. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas are in the background to the right.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial view of HemisFair '68 with downtown San Antonio, Texas behind it. At the center stands the 622 foot Tower of the Americas, and among other buildings, the circular Arena can also be prominantly seen.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68 construction site

Description: A view of the HemisFair '68 construction site. The Tower of the Americas and the HemisFair Arena are the two prominent structures in the center, both not fully completed. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas can be seen in the background.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68 construction site

Description: A view of the HemisFair '68 construction site. The Institute of Texan Cultures, the Tower of the Americas, and the HemisFair Arena are the three prominent structures in the center, all three not fully completed. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas can be seen in the background.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Aerial View of Matthews Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Aerial photograph of Matthews Ranch (Lambshead) headquarters. In the foreground are several ranch buildings, including the bunkhouse and a house with chimneys on either end. Further up from these buildings and across an open dirt area are other buildings, including a corral, stables, and barn, beside which several trucks are parked. Above these buildings is a triangle-shaped area created by fences. At the top of the photograph is open ranch land dotted with vegetation.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Aerial View of Midland

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Midland, Texas in the early 20th century. The photograph is from the Shell Oil Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Aerial View of Ranch Buildings]

Description: Photograph of Lambshead Ranch taken directly over four buildings and animal pens. Trucks are visible along the left side.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Aerial View of Ranch Land]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of ranch land. Roads, fields, scrub land, and structures are visible below. A portion of the aircraft is visible in the upper left quadrant of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Aerial View of Ranch Land]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of ranch land. Roads, fields, and scrub land. A fence crosses from the lower left corner of the photo to a third of the way up on the other side. Adults and children can be seen standing in the road near the gate below. One waves up at the aircraft. A portion of the aircraft is visible in the right half of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Aerial View of Ranch Land and Buildings]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of ranch land. Roads, fields, scrub land, and structures are visible below. A portion of the aircraft is visible in the upper left quadrant of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch